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Colorectal cancer is among the most preventable of cancers. Removing precancerous polyps stops them from ever becoming malignant. And yet in the U.S. more than 50,000 people die from colorectal cancer each year. Help raise awareness for colorectal cancer screening.
The goal is to have at least 80% [...]
Cost and insurance coverage can be deciding factors for where and when to receive medical care. To answer some of these questions, you can direct those seeking care at Mayo Clinic to contact the Patient Estimating Service or they can use the online cost estimator tool. It's impossible to [...]
The latest news from Mayo Clinic for January 2019.
5-year survival rates for rectal cancer have increased 40% thanks to innovative treatments. Innovations such as intraoperative radiation therapy, robotic surgery, and proton beam therapy continue to improve treatment.
View the infographic about the latest rectal [...]
Speaking candidly about your health care experience is powerful. It helps others understand from someone who has been in their shoes. At times, you may get questions about Mayo Clinic that are beyond your personal experience, but you don’t need to know everything. There are several quick ways to direct [...]
Your health care experience makes you an expert. There’s so much others can learn from your personal story. The following advice can help you build your health story as a presentation.
Ask yourself what is the big idea that you want the audience to take away from [...]